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Old     (ian_ashton)      Join Date: Jul 2008       02-13-2012, 4:55 PM Reply   
I bought a pair of XM9's a few weeks ago and decided that I wanted to have them color matched to my boat. I think they came out pretty good. Here are some pictures of the speakers when I received them, broke 'em down, and taped 'em up;
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Old     (ian_ashton)      Join Date: Jul 2008       02-13-2012, 4:57 PM Reply   
And the finished product;
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Old     (ian_ashton)      Join Date: Jul 2008       02-13-2012, 5:02 PM Reply   
I will be powering them with an Exile Harpoon. The rest of the stereo will consist of an Exile XI800.4 powering 6 Exile SX65 coaxials, and a Kicker ZX1000.1 powering 2 Kicker L7 10" subs. The headunit is a Kenwood KMR-440U, and I have a BlueSea ACR for the dual battery setup.
Old     (liljohn)      Join Date: May 2007       02-13-2012, 5:08 PM Reply   
Looks good man. Nice job.
Old     (chriscno)      Join Date: Sep 2011       02-13-2012, 5:52 PM Reply   
Looks good!
Old     (jfergus7)      Join Date: Jul 2011       02-13-2012, 11:55 PM Reply   
Those look great! Nicely done!
Old     (992envy)      Join Date: Jul 2011       02-14-2012, 12:44 AM Reply   
Nice! Let's see them on the boat.
Old     (petrey10)      Join Date: Apr 2010       02-14-2012, 7:22 AM Reply   
they look great... what did you use to paint them with?
Old     (ian_ashton)      Join Date: Jul 2008       02-15-2012, 7:33 AM Reply   
I actually didn't paint them, I just took them to a local automotive paint guy. He scuffed them down, and used a PPG adhesion promoter and PPG paint. To match the color I took the swim platform to the paint shop and they scanned it. I got the DuPont paint code, unfortunately I could not find a local distributor for DuPont paint. It was like $100 +$30 in paint.

I too am excited to get them on the boat, unfortunately I live in Michigan and have a few weeks yet before the boat will be out of hibernation.
Old     (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       02-14-2012, 7:40 AM Reply   
Nice work. Yeah lets see them on the boat..
Old     (newty)      Join Date: May 2005       02-14-2012, 8:45 AM Reply   
Looks great Ian.
Old     (brianinpdx)      Join Date: Aug 2009       02-14-2012, 2:16 PM Reply   
Ian - for sure want to see the mounted on the boat pictures. Overall how did the paint match come out? Good job!

-Briam
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